Basic Biographical Details

Name: Godfrey Pinkerton
Designation: Architect
Born: 1858
Died: 11 June 1937
Bio Notes: Godfrey Pinkerton was born in 1858 and was articled to H & H P Fry of Liverpool from 1875 to 1879, remaining as assistant and attending Liverpool School of Art. He moved to London in 1880 as assistant to H Saxon Snell, and commenced independent practice there four years later. He appears to have subsequently worked in the office of Mervyn Edmund Macartney before recommencing practice on his own account in 1897. He died on 11 June 1937.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architect:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 2Liverpool, EnglandPrivateBefore 18751880 
Item 2 of 2London, EnglandBusiness1880  

Employment and Training


The following individuals or organisations employed or trained this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 3Henry Saxon Snell1880Before 1884Assistant 
Item 2 of 3(Sir) Mervyn Edmund MacartneyAfter 1880Before 1897Assistant 
Item 3 of 3H Saxon Snell & Son1882(?)Before 1884(?)Assistant 

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architect (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 1John Thomas Saunders19021904AssistantAssistant/clerk of works


RIBA Proposals

This architect proposed the following individuals for RIBA membership (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate proposedNotes
Item 1 of 2Gilbert Francis Molyneux Ogilvy20 July 1911for Licentiateship
Item 2 of 2John Thomas Saunders12 June 1912for Licentiateship


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect:
Item 1 of 1British Architectural Library, RIBA2001Directory of British Architects 1834-1914   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architect:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal26 June 1937v44London: Royal Institute of British Architectsp849 - obituary